Romane Gueret, after studying cinema at the Sorbonne, took her first steps towards directing, as an assistant director, casting assistant or cameraman. Lise Akoka completed a university course in Psychology and a professional training in acting. She then discovers, in casting and coaching children for the cinema, a way of bringing together her two interests. In 2014, Romane and Lise met during the casting of a feature film. In 2015, they co-directed the short film Chasse Royale, awarded in several festivals and which won the Illy Prize at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight in 2016. The film was nominated a year later at the César for Best Short film. In 2018, they co-directed the documentary Allez garçon! for the Hobbies collection, which was broadcast in 2019 on Canal+. In 2020, their web series Tu préfères, 10 episodes of 7 minutes, is broadcast on Arte and then selected at the Sundance Festival. In summer of 2021, they made their first feature film, The Worst Ones, shot in Boulogne-sur-Mer and selected at Un Certain Regard at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.


The Worst Ones (co-directed, 2022, D'A 2023), Chaisse royale (short film, co-directed, 2016)